Nouvelle vague (New Wave) (1990)

Nouvelle vague (New Wave) (1990)

Nouvelle vague (New Wave)




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Nouvelle Vague marks the beginning of a period in Jean-Luc Godard's career in which he made films that looked back on his previous work. In these retrospective films, Godard asked himself whether it is possible to continue as a film director under the conditions imposed by international commercial cinema. Appropriately enough, Nouvelle Vague concerns the return of a man (Roger Lennox / Richard Lennox, played by Alain Delon, superstar of 60s and 70s international cinema) who may or may not have … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Special Interest
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as Countess Elena Torla...

as Jules the gardener
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Alain Delon stars in what may be the last truly great theatrical feature by Jean-Luc Godard to date.

Full Review… | April 17, 2007
Chicago Reader
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Godard's opening salvo of the '90s sustains an elegiac note to unexpectedly potent effect.

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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A good title rather badly used for Jean-Luc Godard's featherweight new film.

Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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Nouvelle Vague may be Godard's most complex and layered film, but attempting to unlock its secrets makes it one of his most rewarding.

Full Review… | April 23, 2005

Delon, patently no longer his earlier vision of beauty, looks somewhat bemused -- as do emerging audiences.

Full Review… | July 22, 2003

The challenging experience of watching it is key to understanding what it has to offer.

Full Review… | July 22, 2003

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